|October in Review|
|By 3rd Class Firefighter Olivia Klara|
|October 31, 2023|
10/02/2023 - At 1:18 AM the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, West Whiteland Fire Company (RIT) and Goshen Fire Company (Rescue 54) were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 300 block of North Darlington Street, West Chester Borough. The source of the incident was found to be the water heater in the basement. WCFD units cleared at 1:46 AM. At 6:11 AM the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance were dispatched to the 100 block of Turner Lane, West Goshen Township, for a reported chimney fire. Crews responded and it was determined that normal operations were occurring at the facility. All units returned without service.
10/07/2023 - Just after midnight the West Chester Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle fire in the 200 block of South Matlack Street, West Chester Borough.
10/11/2023 - At 7:15 PM the West Chester Borough Fire Department along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute were dispatched to an apartment in the 100 block of East Market Street, West Chester Borough for an odor investigation. The caller reported a chemical smell inside the property. Crews arrived and checked the building for hazards finding all safe. All units cleared at 8:07 PM.
10/22/2023 - Just after 1:30 AM this morning the Good Will Fire Company #2 of West Chester was alerted for Air 52 to assist the West Grove Fire Company with a house fire in Franklin Township, Chester County. Crews assisted with filling cylinders and overhaul operations.
10/29/2023 - On Sunday Night at 11:22 PM the West Chester Borough Fire Department’s Stations 51 and 52 were dispatched to assist the Longwood Fire Company with a house fire in Pocopson Township. Engine 52-1 W/6, Tanker 52 and Air 52 made the response.